MAIL & GUARDIAN: Coronavirus

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Stay at home, Cyril said. But what about the homeless?

In Tshwane, forcing homeless people off the street resulted in chaos and the abuse of a vulnerable population. In Durban, a smooth, well-planned operation fared far better

Do not suffer alone, develop a daily routine

Itis normal that people will feel anxious and scared because it is difficult to escape what is happening in the country and globally relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

Who takes care of essential workers?

The M&G will continue to examine how people are coping and give ideas of what people are doing to help themselves and each other.

Odd drop in how Covid-19 numbers grow

As the country hunkers down for a second week of lockdown, how reliable is the data available and will it enable a sound decision for whether South Africans can leave their homes on April 16?

‘The thing I miss the most? Not seeing Liverpool lift the trophy’

Titch Fraser. a resident of the Ocean View old aged home in Musgrave, Durban describes what he finds as the worst things during the lockdown

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Beware, the cybervirus criminals want you

During times of crisis, people turn to trusted sources for accurate information. This leaves them vulnerable to cybercriminals

Small trade, foreigners in a funding fix

Incomes are on the line because only 100% South African-owned businesses qualify for assistance

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

DRC in mourning as funeral parties banned

Numerous countries around the world have adopted similar measures to try to counter Covid-19

Spliffs down, scrubs up

It’s time to shut up, listen, think about the effect of your words and actions and continue washing like a madman

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

Health couple fear for their kids

Doctor and a respiratory therapist have hygiene rules in place but no one to look after their children while they work

Covid-19 lockdown rules relaxed as positive tests near 1 500

Some “unintended consequences” dealt with and minister warns Western Cape on cigarettes

Covid 19: Updated lockdown regulations

The South African government has amended some of its regulations for the 21-day period

Soundtrack to a pandemic: Africa’s best coronavirus songs

Drawing on lessons from Ebola, African artists are using music to convey public health messaging. And they are doing it in style

State must accommodate learners with special-education needs during lockdown

The department of basic education is providing online resources for learners during the lockdown. But, once again, children with special-education needs are left out

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